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Brickworks Celebrates Global Flagship Design Studio in New York City

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Brickworks Celebrates Global Flagship Design Studio in New York City

International flagship located on the city’s iconic 5th Avenue offers architects, designers and homeowners a luxurious product line to elevate projects

 

NEW YORK (March 7, 2022) — Brickworks North America Corporation, parent company of Glen-Gery Corporation, officially celebrated its global flagship Design Studio in New York City on March 3, 2022. Located on New York City’s iconic 5th Avenue, the Brickworks New York Design Studio provides architects, designers and homeowners an upscale, stylish space to collaborate on projects, explore premium products, and attend industry and educational events.

“Opening our international flagship Design Studio in New York City is a pivotal milestone for Brickworks and another opportunity for us to continue our expansion in North America,” said Lindsay Partridge, managing director, Brickworks. “It’s an honor to bring our expertise to New York City, home to some of the most diverse, lively and iconic architectural structures in the world and one of the world’s premier design hubs. With a fashion-forward, high-end product collection and unparalleled design experience, we’re thrilled to have our global flagship on New York City’s most famous shopping street among other legendary brands.”

Located at 445 5th Avenue, the Brickworks New York Design Studio measures more than 16,100 square feet across two levels and features:

● Collaborative spaces and expert consultations – The Brickworks New York Design Studio offers a collaborative space where trade professionals, including architects, designers, developers and builders, can meet and exchange ideas, contributing to a more elevated or improved project result. To further ignite bold project ideas, the studio is also staffed with a team of product experts who offer one-on-one consultations to understand an individual’s style and vision, and offer advice on the product selection process.

● Luxurious product collection – A visit to the Brickworks New York Design Studio opens the door to endless design possibilities and style potential that result from being up close with Glen-Gery’s high-quality products. The Design Studio’s showroom has 20 featured product displays, including Glen-Gery’s newest 2022 product line and international products, such as Kite Breeze, GB Masonry and Urbanstone, which are exclusively on display at the New York location. Visitors can browse, touch and leave with samples, all available in a range of colors, shapes and sizes to provide design flexibility for architects, designers and consumers.


● Leading industry events – Leveraging its event spaces on the first and second floors, the Brickworks New York Design Studio will host monthly educational events and speaker series with industry leaders. Trade professionals will have the opportunity to learn and discuss innovative trends and the reinterpretation of brick for design projects.


● State-of-the-art broadcast studio - To expand reach and accessibility to national and international audiences, the New York location is the first Brickworks Design Studio in North America to feature an advanced broadcast studio. The broadcast studio will offer opportunities to live stream events, including speaker events and product launches, host engaging podcasts, and develop educational content videos.

The New York Design Studio is Brickworks’ third Design Studio in the U.S. and ninth Design Studio internationally. To learn more about Brickworks Design Studios, visit https://glengery.com/brickworks-design-studios.

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International Speaker Series: Alec Tzannes AM

Architecture - 

at the threshold of a new era

Alec addresses the evolution of Australian culture, shows the prescience of the work of art at the Federation Pavilion, and touches on Aboriginal heritage, and more.

 

About the Speaker

Alec Tzannes is the founding Director of TZANNES, an architecture and urban design practice. He has served as Dean of UNSW Built Environment and is now an Emeritus Professor.

TZANNES is recognized by more than 130 local, state, national and international awards in architecture, urban design and industrial design.

In 2014 Alec was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to architecture, as a practitioner and educator and through professional organizations.

In 2017 UNSW honored Alec’s achievements with the degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa.

In 2018 he was awarded the Australian Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal. The Gold Medal recognizes distinguished service by architects who have designed or executed buildings of high merit, produced work of great distinction resulting in the advancement of architecture or endowed the profession of architecture in a distinguished manner.

He is a current Director of the Judith Neilson’s Charitable Foundation for Dangrove and the UNSW Foundation Board.

In 2019 The Hellenic Union of Eptanisians honored Alec for his contribution to architecture and academic endeavors.

Integrated Science Center

The College of William & Mary, located in Williamsburg, VA., was founded in 1693, making it the second oldest college in the United States. The campus buildings are constructed of brick to achieve an everlasting 18th-century appearance. The Integrated Science Center is located in the middle of the campus, featuring Glen-Gery’s molded brick. The curved brick façade connects two science buildings to create an interconnected complex. This curved façade echoes the seating wall and architectural detail that frame the entire
entry plaza.


It was necessary to continue the flow of existing colors throughout the campus in this project, and the designing architect also wanted to integrate a header look throughout the building, making a blend of Hunt Valley and Santa Fe in modular size the perfect choice to create a softer color tone that mixed well with the rose-colored and red brick buildings located throughout the campus. The addition of Hunt Valley brick headers sets the building apart and creates an architectural statement of blending old architecture with new.

Architect :

Glave Holmes Architects

Distributor :

Riverside Brick & Supply

Mason :

Snow Jr. & King Masonry

Williamsburg, VA

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Whether you’re building a new home or planning a special project, you’ll find everything you need at a Glen-Gery Masonry Supply Center.

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